Performance Management

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The challenges of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in charities

We had a short discussion at our Charity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning workshop today to identify the challenges and barriers. The themes were: Capacity – how do we prioritise what to measure and find the time to do it as well as delivering our core work? Data – in many cases, the right data simply … Continue reading

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in charities; cutting through the jargon

There is so much jargon and so many different models associated with Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in Third Sector organisations. In principle, deciding what to measure is very simple. Third Sector organisations create assets (products, programmes, interventions) and enable people to use those assets to create benefits for themselves and others. In other words, they do … Continue reading

Outcomes vs. Outputs. Why it’s important to understand the difference

This week, I’ll be speaking at a workshop for charities where the theme is Measurement, Evaluation and Learning. My short session is about cutting through the jargon. I spend much of my time helping clients to focus on the outcomes they are trying to achieve.  I also help them to identify their business processes, which … Continue reading

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